Teacher Education

Foundations of Classroom Management

Foundations of Classroom Management
Exploring philosophies of classroom management focusing on promoting child guidance in an engaging and effective K-6 classroom learning environment.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEL ED 203
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
Course Outcomes: 

El Ed 324 Course Outcomes

Throughout this course, the students will:

  • Compare and contrast management theories and approaches to classroom management.
  • Identify ways to prevent management problems.
  • Describe practical approaches for management interventions or ways of addressing problems that arise.
  • Identify the components of an effective learning environment.
  • Identify practices and strategies of a democratic classroom.
  • Explore ways to motivate children using effective motivational theories.
  • Formulate a personal management philosophy.
  • Create a classroom management plan.
  • Describe how needs of diverse learners are met in various components of management.
  • Identify management approaches that align with the vision of the McKay School of Education and the Educator Preparation Program.


Demonstrate professionalism in the practicum setting.